Tawellemmet language

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Native to Mali, Niger, Nigeria
Region Sahara
Native speakers
(640,000 cited 1991–1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ttq
Glottolog tawa1286[2]

Tawellemmet (Tawəlləmmət) is one of the Tuareg languages in the Berber branch of the Afroasiatic family. It is usually one of two languages classed within a language called "Tamajaq", the other being Aïr Tamajeq. Tawellemmet is the language of the Iwellemmeden Tuareg peoples, spoken in Mali, Niger and parts of northern Nigeria by approximately 670,000 people.

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  1. ^ Tawellemmet at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tawallammat Tamajaq". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.